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SMMT's May figures show Ford's increased popularity

6th June 2014

In May 2014 – an impressive month for a number of manufacturers – new car sales figures released by industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that Ford is extending a considerable lead.

The month has been the best in terms of UK vehicle sales for close to a decade, representing a 27 th consecutive month of growth. Over a million models have been sold since January alone.

Ford's sales for 2014 to date have increased by an exceptional 27 percent, boosted by the immense popularity of the Fiesta and Focus. The Fiesta remains the UK's best-selling car for the month, at more than 9,400 sold, with the Focus comfortably in second place.

As for the manufacturer's commercial vehicles, the Transit and Transit Custom are leading the way. They're the top two vans, cementing Ford's position as the lead manufacturer for a wide variety of road models. Both retail and fleet sales for the brand have increased year-on-year.

To join the thousands of UK motorists delighted and supported by their new Ford, choose a car or commercial vehicle from Lookers Ford today.